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  1. Rain, Rain, Go Away, Right On Down the Ditch and Drain

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/rain-rain-go-away-righto-down-ditch-and-drain

    (hint: a 250-acre farm breaks 10 million gallons). Where is all that water going? Unfortunately, most of ... that water won’t ever touch the roots of the crops those farms are growing. The water will end up ... growth by preventing water-logged soil and roots and may even help you farm that last area that usually ...

  2. (Backyard) Bird is the Word- Raise Your Own Little Chicks

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/backyard-bird-word-raise-your-own-little-chicks

    select chicks at a local farm store or order them from a hatchery website.When you purchase at a store, ... reducing the wait time before they start laying at 4-5 months of age. Broilers, or meat chickens, do not ... provide you with that luxury because of their quick finishing rate. Your stories live here.From the time ...

  3. Safely Keeping The Farm Clean Cut

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/safely-keeping-farm-clean-cut

    farm chores are complete, for many farmers this means cleaning up overgrown pastures, buffer strips, ... topography and in many areas of Ohio this involves steep slopes. Some ways to avoid equipment rollover ... the points of adjustment. Add weight to the front and rear end of the tractor to improve balance and ...

  4. Packing School Lunches for Picky Eaters

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/packing-school-lunches-picky-eaters

    all over again. One piece of that routine might include packing lunches, which can feel like a hassle ... take some time to adjust. Help your child understand why the change is important for their body to work ... worried your child isn’t eating the packed lunch. Get them involved! Michigan State University Extension ...

  5. Upcoming Ag Events

    https://wayne.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/upcoming-ag-events

    Upcoming Ag Events Presale Tickets for Farm Science Review They're here....Farm Science ... for the annual Farm Science Review form September 21-23, 2021! Go to https://fsr.osu.edu/home for more ... information. Wayne County New & Small Farm College  August 31- October 12 The 2021 "New and Small Farm ...

  6. Easy Home Food Preservation

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/easy-home-food-preservation

    cover with 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil or water and freeze. Once frozen, the herbs can be stored in ... best quality. Alternatively, there are four methods for drying herbs – oven, microwave, air, and ... a year for best quality. To learn more about these freezing and drying methods, check out OSU Extension’s ...

  7. Fruit and Vegetable Crop Walk

    https://hardin.osu.edu/news/fruit-and-vegetable-crop-walk-0

    vegetable production issues. The location of the program will be on a produce farm at 19809 County Road 200, ... plant diseases with fruits. OSU State Vegetable Production Specialist Matthew Kleinhenz will provide an ...

  8. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/keeping-next-generation-safe

    All the time spent on the farm watching parents feed the cattle and work the ground really motivates ... thumb is “one seat one rider.” Supervise all children. Do not leave them alone on the farm or ranch. ... participate in local farm and ranch safety activities.  Developmental Stages An article by Penn State ...

  9. Stay Hydrated this Summer

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/stay-hydrated-summer

    a story about the summers he spent helping bale hay at his uncle’s farm. He and his cousins would spend ... Sweating is obviously an important safety function, but it also uses the same water that our bodies need to ... water going out, it is easy to become dehydrated if we aren’t putting enough fluid back into our bodies. ...

  10. 2021 4-H Livestock Skill-a-thon

    https://hardin.osu.edu/news/2021-4-h-livestock-skill-thon

    links for each species are below with requirements.  One appointment per species (Market and Breeding) ... youth in picture Project animal description Project Goals / Leadership goals Expenses Quality Assurance ... drug ingredient in this feed? Are there any withdrawal times for this feed? If so, how many days prior ...

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